he most expensive digital stamp was sold for $579.85 (€500 / £455.19) by Österreichische Post AG (Austria) in Vienna, Austria on 23 July 2020. The "golden crypto stamp unicorn" is a real official stamp and was sold on the same day as the physical version of the Bitcoin Black Friday event.
This beats the previous world record for the most expensive digital stamp, which was set at $299 (€250 / £227.50) by Deutsche Post AG (Germany) in Berlin, Germany on 1 August 2018.
What makes this digital stamp so valuable?
The "golden crypto stamp unicorn" is a limited edition item with only 100 pieces available. Each stamp is individually numbered and has a value of 1 Bitcoin.
What's more, the "golden crypto stamp unicorn" comes with a gold-plated bitcoin coin that can be used as a paperweight or for investment purposes.
This makes the "golden crypto stamp unicorn" not only the most expensive digital stamp but also the most valuable piece of digital art ever sold.